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Analysts say the #MeToo activists being captured on trial, reflects Beijing’s paranoia toward private gatherings and their determination to suppress any form of activism.
U.S. President Joe Biden has reiterated his call for an expansion of the United Nations Security Council during his speech at the U.N. General Assembly. He emphasized the need for more voices and perspectives at the table to break the gridlock that often hampers progress and consensus.
Europe is at risk of becoming dependent on China for batteries and fuel cells, much like it was reliant on Russia for energy before the invasion of Ukraine, according to a report by the European Union.
Taiwan's National Defense Report 2023 highlights the threat posed by China's new aircraft carrier, the Fujian, which incorporates advanced technology including electromagnetic catapults.
As global leaders gather for the U.N. General Assembly, the U.S. and China have unveiled contrasting visions for the future of international order.
The Pheu Thai Party, led by Thailand’s Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, has expressed support for increased trade with China. However, analysts suggest the government may engage more with the US and other democracies to differentiate itself from the previous military-led regime.
The British government has refused to officially label China as a “threat”, despite calls from lawmakers after a researcher in the British parliament was allegedly accused of spying for China.
Analysts believe that the efforts by the US, UK, and Australia to rebuild diplomatic ties are necessary to prevent the further decline in bilateral relations, for example, with China having lifted tariffs on Australian commodities recently.
China is reportedly using artificial intelligence (AI) to create visually appealing and divisive content to influence U.S. voters ahead of the 2024 presidential election, according to a report by Microsoft.